Managing Public Speaking Anxiety
Katie Shives is a PhD candidate in Microbiology at the University of Colorado. During her free time she writes about microbiology-related topics at microbematters.org, kdshives.com, and on Twitter @KDShives.
We all have to present our work to others at some point in our graduate careers, and this commitment to public speaking can […]
Cultivating Happiness in Graduate School
Katie Shives is a PhD candidate in Microbiology at the University of Colorado. During her free time she writes about microbiology-related topics at kdshives.com and on Twitter @KDShives.
So many people equate graduate school with the pursuit of an intellectual passion. Right alongside this line of thinking is the assumption that doing […]
Pushing Past Writing Blocks
Jenae Cohn is a guest author and PhD student in English, pursuing a Designated Emphasis in Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies, at The University of California, Davis. You can follow her on Twitter at @jenae_cohn or check out her semi-regularly-updated blog at www.jenaecohn.net. She writes there about pedagogy, research, technology, and […]
Traumatic Stress in Grad School
Ashley Sanders is a doctoral candidate in the department of history at Michigan State University. You can follow her on Twitter at @throughthe_veil or on her blog, Colonialism Through the Veil.
What do you do when experiences during (and possibly related to) grad school paralyze you with fear or other strong emotions? […]
Gumption Traps I Have Known
Erin Bedford is a PhD student in Nanotechnology Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University (Paris VI) in a co-supervised program. You can find her on Twitter at @erinellyse.
Everyone in research knows how frustrating it can be to lose motivation. Sometimes it’s due to an outside event, other times, it […]
Student Referrals: How and When
Laura B. McGrath is a PhD student in English at Michigan State University, specializing in modernist literature and media studies. She tweets at @lbmcgrath and blogs at Emerging Modernisms.
Many of us regularly refer students to different university services. Without batting an eye, I’ve encouraged students to visit the […]
What Does it Mean to Maintain Your Health?
Kaitlin Gallagher is a PhD Candidate specializing in Biomechanics at the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo in Canada, and a permanent author for GradHacker. You can follow her on twitter at @KtlnG.
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Addressing Mental Health Issues Among Graduate Students
In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), GradHacker will be publishing articles on Graduate Students’ Mental Health all this week. Want to join the conversation? Use #ghmiaw
Editorial Comment: This article was originally published on September 2, 2013 on Nash Turley’s blog and is republished here in its entirety. Nash Turley is […]
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